Practice Events

Community Shambhala Sadhana

January 6th—December 1st

The Shambhala Sadhana is a chanting and visualization practice that deepens our personal and social connection with basic goodness. Written in English, it powerfully and simply communicates the essence of basic goodness and enlightened society. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

January 20th—December 15th

This powerful practice, written by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche early in his career in the West, contains many dharma teachings and much vivid imagery. It is open to all. Join us on third Sundays at 10 AM. Continue »

A Year of Deepening in Compassion

April 7th—July 14th

The path of the Bodhisattva Warrior begins with developing affection for ourselves and expands this to others, dissolving the barriers that divide us. To support this practice, the Shambhala Acharyas have offered to lead the community in a year long serie Continue »

Resonance and Reverberation: A Sonic Meditation Workshop with Robert Fox

with Robert Fox

April 27th

Please join us for a mutual exploration of the practices and exercises of sonic meditation. As a group we will work with sonic meditation and the power of listening to discover the wavelengths that go beyond hope and fear. Continue »

Orderly Chaos: The Mandala of Human Experience

with Ira Rechtshaffer

May 4th—May 5th

This weekend workshop will be based on the mandala teachings of Chogyam Trungpa and will explore them as they relate to everyday experience. It will help us deepen our appreciation for who and what we are, where all of our parts are honored and brought in Continue »

Open Heart, Open Mind: The Path of the Bodhisattva—A Summer Meditation Retreat

with Acharya Melissa Moore

June 8th—June 14th

In this 7-day urban meditation retreat, we will engage in the practice of mindfulness-awareness meditation.The week will include sitting meditation, walking meditation, and talks. Continue »

Elemental Sip: The Simple and Spiritual Practice of Daoist Tea Appreciation

with Michael Busby

July 6th

Join community in this day-long session in accordance with daoist lifestyle, following the rise and fall of energy throughout the day, and seeing how tea helps us tune into and harmonize with this flux. In addition to the practice of tea appreciation, we Continue »

Varjayana Retreat

with Acharya Christie Cashman

October 5th—October 9th

This is a restricted program—those who have been to a Sacred World Assembly, Rigden Abhisheka, or Scorpion Seal Assemblies are welcome to attend. Continue »